The majority in Ganzweig v. Township of Lakewood largely affirmed a decision from October 2016 by Ocean County Superior Court Judge Vincent Grasso, who ruled the footage does not fall within the list of exemptions in the Open Public Records Act that allows government officials to keep certain records from public view.

The court said the case should be remanded to determine whether the plaintiff seeking the dashcam recordings, Shabsi Ganzweig, should be allowed access to reports written about the episode in question, and whether she was entitled to counsel fees.

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